TeamXbox

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TeamXbox
TeamXbox Logo.png
Type of site
Gaming website
Available inEnglish
Owner Ziff Davis
EditorRae-Michelle Langdon (Lead Editor), Jesse Lord (final Editor-In-Chief)
Website http://www.teamxbox.com (Archived)
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
Launched2000
Current statusInactive

TeamXbox was a gaming media web site dedicated to Microsoft's Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One platforms. While the majority of content was Xbox and Xbox 360 related, the site occasionally covered general technology and other video game news.

Microsoft U.S.-headquartered technology company

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TeamXbox was founded in 2000 by Brent "Shockwave" Soboleski and Steve "Bart" Barton. In 2001, Sol Najimi, of MSXbox, agreed to merge the MSXbox forums with the TeamXbox news site creating one of the largest Xbox focused fan sites. Media conglomerate IGN Entertainment, Inc. purchased TeamXbox in 2003, [1] which in turn was purchased by News Corporation in 2005.[ citation needed ] Regular updates ceased in August 2012 when the site transitioned into an archive of its previous content. [2]

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2003 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games and several new titles such as Beyond Good & Evil, Call of Duty, Mario & Luigi Superstar Saga, PlanetSide, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and True Crime: Streets of LA.

As of March 1, 2018, the domain is no longer accessible.

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References

  1. "IGN Entertainment Acquires TeamXbox Website". IGN Corporate. IGN Entertainment, Inc. 2003-10-21. Retrieved 2014-04-23.
  2. TeamXbox